Definition of photoheterotrophy in US English:

photoheterotrophy

noun

Biology
  • Photoheterotrophic nutrition; the condition of being a photoheterotroph.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Ecology. From photo- + heterotrophy, after photoheterotrophic.

Pronunciation

photoheterotrophy

/ˌfəʊtəʊhɛtəˈrɒtrəfi/